Who invented erasers?

Answer A man by the name of Edward Naime, who was an English engineer, invented erasers in 1770. Before erasers were invented, bread was used as an "eraser" to get rid of things written in pencil.Source:S... Read More »

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Who invented rubber erasers?

The erasing capabilities of rubber were inadvertently discovered in 1770 when English scientist and engineer, Edward Naime, accidentally picked up a piece of rubber to erase lead marks from a piece... Read More »

When were white board erasers first invented in the U.S.?

The first whiteboard eraser was patented as number 4937910 on July 3, 1990. It was invented by Thomas G. Frazier, who applied for the patent on November 30, 1988. The cover was made of a chemical-r... Read More »

Why are erasers pink?

In 1770, Edward Nairne began selling what are thought to be the first erasers. They were made of small cubes of rubber, although another scientist, Joseph Priestley, was the first to suggest that n... Read More »

How are erasers made?

The earliest erasers were made from white bread crumbs and wax tablets. Over the years, the eraser developed into the tool we use today, which is formed out of synthetic rubber. The rubber is force... Read More »